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These 29 games will make for a busy weekend of pre-season football and hurling

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McGrath Cup

All games at 2pm Sunday unless stated


  • Kerry v IT Tralee, Austin Stack Park
  • Limerick v UCC, Rathkeale
  • Tipperary v Cork, Clonmel
  • Waterford v CIT, Clashmore

O’Byrne Cup

All games at 2pm Sunday unless stated

Group 1

  • Laois v Dublin, Portarlington
  • Offaly v Maynooth University, Tullamore

Group 2

  • Kildare v UCD, Newbridge
  • Carlow v Louth, Carlow (2.15pm, Sunday)

Group 3

  • Meath v DCU, Navan (7pm, Saturday)
  • Longford v Westmeath, Ballymahon

Group 4

  • Wexford v Wicklow, Gorey
  • Carlow IT v DIT, Carlow IT

Connacht FBD League

All games at 2pm Sunday unless stated

  • Roscommon v NUIG, Ballyforan
  • Sligo IT v Mayo, Ballina
  • Leitrim v Galway, Mohill
  • GMIT v Sligo, Tubbercurry

Dr McKenna Cup

All games at 2pm Sunday unless stated

Group A

  • Cavan v Ulster University Jordanstown, Kingspan Breffni Park (7.30pm, Saturday)
  • Monaghan v Down, Clones

Group B

  • Donegal v QUB, Páirc MacCumhaill
  • Fermanagh v Derry, Brewster Park

Group C

  • Antrim v Armagh, Creggan
  • Tyrone v St Mary’s, Omagh

Walsh Cup

All games at 2pm Sunday unless stated

Group 1

  • Carlow v NUIG, Carlow (12.30pm, Sunday)

Group 2

  • Antrim v DIT, St Paul’s GAC

Group 3

  • Laois v UCD, Abbeyleix

Group 4

  • Westmeath v Offaly, Mullingar

Waterford Crystal Cup

All games at 2pm Sunday unless stated

Preliminary round

  • Tipperary v Mary I, Dr Morris Park, Thurles (7.30pm, Friday)
  • Cork v UL, CIT
  • Waterford v LIT, Carriganore

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